Farewell Transmission: Art By Roxy Paine
Flat Rooms and Metal Trees
Ends 1 July 2017
What it is:
2 Models of rooms are 100% perfect... EXCEPT they are only a couple feet deep. Every mug, chair, and light switch are warped to look much deeper than they are. (nothing is real).
BONUS: Across the street and pictured below, are models of his famous steel trees.
Why it matters:
This isn't just a pointless "show off" of skill (though it would be totally fair to see it only for that reason).
That "incorrect depth perception" messes with your brain every time you move, adding a certain "am I on drugs right now?" paranoia to already-mysterious scenes. Well played.
Roxy Paine @ Paul Kasmin Gallery, 293 & 297 10th Ave NYC -->Exhibition Link
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